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Forum: New Zealand
Aug 9th 2014, 4:38 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,831
Posted By napierlass

Re: September Arrivals and Departures 2014

Good luck travelling solo Megmac, that's gonna be tiring for you x
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 7th 2014, 11:48 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 7,043
Posted By napierlass

Re: Flights Nz1 to Nz5 are they expecting too much?

Awe bless her. I'd have been stomping my feet too!!

Bit of an expensive inconvenience though for you, did you get compensated or was it classed as an act of nature (or lack of)?
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 7th 2014, 11:17 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 7,043
Posted By napierlass

Re: Flights Nz1 to Nz5 are they expecting too much?

What..not enough wind in Wellington...NEVER!! Remind me not to fly international through Wellington RobClubley, I couldn't handle having no luggage for 3 days!!
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 5th 2014, 6:10 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 7,043
Posted By napierlass

Re: Flights Nz1 to Nz5 are they expecting too much?

Many thanks Paulfb, I hadn't managed to find air New Zealands explaination, but yours is nice and clear. Thankyou for allaying my fears, I'm very grateful xxx
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 4th 2014, 8:37 am
Replies: 23
Views: 7,043
Posted By napierlass

Re: Flights Nz1 to Nz5 are they expecting too much?

I am going to question it again with them, as it seems ludicrous, why not make the luggage transfer for us. And once through arrivals we'd be pushing to make the check in, unless they somehow have...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 4th 2014, 8:32 am
Replies: 23
Views: 7,043
Posted By napierlass

Re: Flights Nz1 to Nz5 are they expecting too much?

Thankyou Simonmarkellis, I booked it over the phone with air newzealand, we were having problens with their website so they did it over the phone, basically she just casually said you'll have to...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 4th 2014, 1:57 am
Replies: 23
Views: 7,043
Posted By napierlass

Re: Flights Nz1 to Nz5 are they expecting too much?

Air New Zealand were very helpful when our internal flight was delayed, but yes I agree...what if the flight is late or is queing to land then does it become our fault if we miss the next flight. It...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 4th 2014, 1:42 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,831
Posted By napierlass

Re: September Arrivals and Departures 2014

Hubby and I plus 2 kids. Leave London Saturday 27th arrive Monday. Hop down to Napier to live with my parents until jobs, shipping etc fall into place. I have been away for 22 years. It was only...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 4th 2014, 1:38 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,019
Posted By napierlass

Re: School Ages

Yes RedDragon I am going home, my kids will go to the same primary/intermediate that I attended about 30 years after I left them, I wonder how much they've changed! So far the only diffrence I can...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 4th 2014, 1:32 am
Replies: 23
Views: 7,043
Posted By napierlass

Flights Nz1 to Nz5 are they expecting too much?

I have bagged us some cheap NZ flights from London to Auckland, however over halfway through booking she informed me that the only reason the flights were cheap is because we have to collect our...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 4th 2014, 1:25 am
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By napierlass

Re: Customs no-no's Plasticine, oil paints, clay?

You have my sympathy as a serious/serial crafter I am gutted to have to get rid of all of my alcohol inks, paints etc. I even tried to bring in my Annie Sloan Chalk Paint but pss say its not...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 15th 2014, 9:32 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By napierlass

Re: Cleaning!!!

Most of the shippers we have looked into say Jeyes Fluid for outside stuff and shoes. But I am no expert as we haven't booked our shipping company yet and go in 11 weeks.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 15th 2014, 9:16 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,019
Posted By napierlass

Re: School Ages

Am following your thread with great interest Red Dragon. My daughter is just finishing year 6 in the UK. She has just received really good SATs even though she has mild concentration/memory problems...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 15th 2014, 1:21 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 22,677
Posted By napierlass

Re: Cost of (and experiences) shipping UK to NZ.

Has anyone ever heard of an Aberdeen company called Simply Ship, they have offices in Aus, Nz etc. They have just given us a very competitive quote but I've never heard of them nor read about anyone...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 12th 2014, 10:11 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 22,677
Posted By napierlass

Re: Cost of (and experiences) shipping UK to NZ.

Tommy Luck can you remember what your cubic foot was please. We only have 500 which is half a container and would love to get it for 2K. Currently have 4 different quotes but then they all quote...
Apr 22nd 2014, 12:03 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By napierlass

Re: No Chest X-ray NEEDED?????

Every form states that it you intend on staying up to two years then you do need an xray. Then you get the small print about coming in from certain countries. He has only been in the UK for the last...
Apr 22nd 2014, 11:07 am
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By napierlass

No Chest X-ray NEEDED?????

Help plz.
My husband is applying for a Partner Visa temp 2 yr one. He has read that he doesn't need a chest xray. I phoned NZ house London. They said He does NOT need it, fair nuff it saves us £80....
Jan 17th 2014, 12:49 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By napierlass

Re: 1 kiwi + family = confused

Thank you so much for you reply Tommyluck. I am impressed at how quickly your application was processed. I am being made redundant at the end of march and am hoping for a quick process before the...
Jan 16th 2014, 10:15 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By napierlass

1 kiwi + family = confused

Hi all, hopefully this is a simple question for someone.
I am a kiwi in the UK, been here 20 years married for 13. 2 kids.
I thought it would be cheaper to apply for descent citizenship for the...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 3rd 2012, 9:55 am
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By napierlass

Re: Citizen Witness question?

Thanks Simonsi I will e-mail them and ask. I don't mind posting them to NZ but feel like Mums friends only know my kids from school photos on the mantlepiece!!
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 2nd 2012, 9:08 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By napierlass

Citizen Witness question?

I am applying for Citizenship for my 2 UK born kids.
It says my witness must have an NZ passport but not be a relative. However we have lived in the UK for 20 yrs and don't have any kiwi friends...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 29th 2012, 6:14 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 15,628
Posted By napierlass

Re: is moving to nz a good idea with a family

Bullying happens everywhere...I had a great childhood in Napier NZ in the great outdoors, lovely schools etc. Yet my older sister hated High School (nice girls only school)...but nothing could be as...
Sep 27th 2012, 12:04 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,713
Posted By napierlass

Re: AGED Care Nurses needed Sunshine Coast

Hi Mark, I too am a level 4 NVQ Care Home manager. I work for the NHS in a Dementia Unit. I am interested in any replys you get to your query because I am not a registered nurse but have 20 yrs...
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